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declared emergencies. comedian and satirist stephen colbert took his celebrity to a u.s. house hearing today to raise awareness about farm workers. colbert recently spent a day picking beans in a united farm workers program called "take our jobs." it aims to show that few americans will do such work, leaving low-paid illegal immigrants to do it. >> i think there are way too many undocumented mexican workers here in the united states doing jobs. and i think that we've ignored this issue for too long and it is time to roll up our sleeves and face this issue imagineo-- mano a whatever the spanish word for mano is. >> sreenivasan: colbert stayed in character as a mock news commentator for much of the hearing. in india, athletes from around the world began to arrive in new delhi for the troubled commonwealth games. the event has been plagued by negative publicity about unfinished venues and dirty accommodations for athletes. and the start of competition is just nine days away. some athletes have pulled out, but new zealand and australia confirmed today their athletes will attend. rescuers i
to stand trial. judge stephen hall made the ruling on monday after reviewing medical records. ushock remains in custody without bail. his trial is set to begin january 31st. >> the state of alaska is investigating weather bristol palin broke any laws by going into a bar. she was there to watch her partner perform. she could only legally be allowed into the establishment with a parent, spouse or legal guardian over 21 but she could avoid trouble if it was classified as a restaurant and she was there to eat. >>> well, san francisco is ranked in the top 10 safest cities in the u.s. the non- profit group underwriters laboratory named boston as the safest city. new york ranks number 5 and san francisco is number 7. the underwriters listed first response times, accident rates and the number of hospitals. san francisco was singled out for one of the lowest rates of poverty among families with children. >>> there was something missing at the annual san francisco cable car bell ringing contest. the official bell ringer. [ bell rings ] >> the others took part but not cable car operators. two d
, watch more of stephen colbert's testimony about the plight of farm workers. plus on "art beat," jeff talks to norwegian novelist per petterson about his book, "i curse the river of time". all that and more is on our web site, newshour.pbs.org. judy. >> woodruff: and that's the newshour for tonight. on monday, we'll talk to former clinton economic advisor laura tyson, who makes the case for extending bush-era tax cuts to the middle class, but not to the very wealthy. i'm judy woodruff. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. "washington week" can be seen later this evening on most pbs stations. we'll see you online, and again here monday evening. have a nice weekend. thank you and good night. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org vo:geico, committ
who said she was molested in 1995 by stephen when she was 10 years old. it accuses the diocese of negligence for failing to warn parishioners during the '70s that he had already been the target of sexual abuse allegations. he was defrocked in 1987 and pleaded no contest to molestation charges in 2004. >> a san francisco superior court judge today granted a preliminary injunction that temporarily closes a fisherman's wharf-area club where a fatal shooting occurred earlier this year. city attorney dennis herrera filed suit in april against the owners of club suede, located at 383 bay st., seeking to shutter it permanently. herrera cited not only a feb. 7 shooting outside the club that left a 19-year-old richmond man, lawon hall, dead and three others injured, but also prior acts of violence, vandalism, noise and security problems in recent years. will be back as kron 4 continues san francisco makes big steps to get america's cup. alive look at from mt. tam. the return of the fog. what were the facts? fact: march 7, 2000. brown asks voters for new mayoral power to appoint school b
to keep fear alive, stephen colbert. you will see me on the washington mall on october 30th! >> they're obviously having some fun at his expense. now, "the daily show" coincidentally will be in washington during the time of the scheduled march. or the scheduled rally there. taping shows to air october 25th and 28th. and he's also -- jon stewart, by the way, promoting a new book called "earth: the book." >> okay. a little promo there too. those guys are so good. no wonder everyone loves them so much. they're so funny. >> keep fear alive. >> there's always -- this controversy kind of pops up every couple of months when there's kind of this magazine cover, people say ooh, what did you do to it, did you doctor it. remember years ago with o.j. and "time" darkened his face during the trial and all this. anyway, kind of the reverse problem here. you guys remember the lovely actress who starred in that movie a little while back call "s"ga well, apparently, she's on te and now critics are saying, well, wait a minute, did you lighten her skin on the cover of this issue? apparently, this is not
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